Personal Growth

Mercury Retrograde: Pisces to Aquarius

Pisces Aquarius Chartres Cathedral

Here we go! This retrograde cycle starts out in the watery terrain of re-exploring the quality of our lives and shifts to the intellectual consideration of our relationships on February 14th. To make things more intriguing, toss in that Venus (our planet of love) is conjunct Pluto (the bringer of truth and the awareness of [...]

Are You an “Epiphany” Junkie?

Man and Dog

Warning: This post may piss you off... If one more person tells me that their event will "change my life forever" I may have to hit them with an overripe banana. I don't know if it's just a New York thing, but everybody and their cousin seems to be offering "breakthrough", "life changing", "shake up [...]

Gratitude on Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Play Podcast (Originally Posted: 11/30/10; Revised: 11/28/13) As we enter the Holiday Season, I notice people’s mindsets tend to line up along a continuum: one extreme experiences the joy of the season, while the other wants it to be over as quickly as possible. We all have the potential to delight in the joy of [...]

The Calm in the Pause: Scheduling Life Balance

The Man in the Stone

The days are getting shorter, the shadows longer... chilly mornings are groggier as we try to comprehend waking up in the dark. Ancient ancestors whisper in our ears "it's time to S-L-O-W-D-O-W-N". In preparation for the cold freeze, we rush around, instinctively hoarding the equivalent of "dried bison" while trying to stay awake. This modern [...]